Minor/Certificate in Athletic Coaching
This sequence of courses is for students who are interested in coaching and/or pursuing a career in coaching. It provides the knowledge and skill base required for coaching club, school, and community athletic teams.
Athletic Coaching, Minor/Certificate — 24–25 units
Core (19–20 units)
|BIOL 220||Principles of Human Anatomy||4|
|or BIOL 328||Human Anatomy|
|KIN 294||CPR (KIN 295 optional)||1|
|KIN 331||Peak Performance||3|
|KIN 355||Science, Sport, and Fitness||3|
|KIN 486||Motor Learning (KIN 250 and KIN 330 GW prerequisites not required if non-kinesiology major)||3|
|KIN 504||Sport and Exercise Psychology (KIN 250 and KIN 330 GW prerequisites not required if non-kinesiology major)||3|
Electives (4 units)
Select two courses from the following:1 (Previous competitive experience in the sport or consent of instructor is required.)
|KIN 305||Instructional Analysis: Track, Field, and Gymnastics Floor Activities||2|
|KIN 307||Instructional Analysis: Basketball and Volleyball||2|
|KIN 308||Instructional Analysis: Fitness Activities||2|
|KIN 309||Instructional Analysis: Soccer and Softball||2|
|KIN 620||Advanced Practicum in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN 621||Advanced Practicum in Kinesiology||2|
|KIN 570||Directed Coaching Experience||1|
A one-season coaching experience in youth athletics, recreation leagues, interscholastic, or intercollegiate athletics in a sport in which a coaching course is selected.
Community college courses in coaching are accepted as substitutes.